Re: i386 1.44 disks
Please email such reports to email@example.com, not just
me. Boot-floppies is maintained by a large team of people.
>I just used the 2.2.7 disks, and found that lilo was left with a
>default boot image saying:
>Now, there is /vmlinux -> /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.14, but that is in the
>_root_ directory. This should be:
>Lilo currently complains. And of course, would fail to boot (but I didnt
Hmmm... Anyone confirm or deny this?
>I do like the boot-floppies more and more. This time it was very nice.
>However... I was trying to install to a hard disk, from a running system. IE,
>I had a new disk as /dev/hdc, and I partitioned it and mkfs'ed it.
>Then I wanted to install onto this as a new system. dpkg --root=/mnt
>complained, and didnt work. ;( Is this kind of think possible?
If you look at the boot-floppies sources, it indeed bootstraps/builds
a base system on a running debain system using a similar technique.
There are little gotchas... Get the boot-floppies pkg and look at
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